Cate Shortland's romantic drama "Somersault" collared a record 15 Australian Film Awards Friday. Only 10 features were entered this year, reflecting a steep downturn in production. Staged by the…
Ed Harris will make his stage directing debut when he helms the Roundabout Theater Company's Broadway production of Sam Shepard's "Fool for Love" this winter.
Former longtime Elektra Records chief Sylvia Rhone has been named president of Motown Records and exec VP of Universal Records.
Tim Robbins and Miranda Otto are in negotiations to join Tom Cruise and Steven Spielberg for Paramount/DreamWorks' "War of the Worlds." Thesps would join Dakota Fanning, who will portray the daughter…
Screenwriter John August ("Charlie and the Chocolate Factory") has teamed with fellow scribe Jordan Mechner ("Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time") to develop an action drama for Fox.
With typical unanimity, DGA leaders have recommended that members approve the three-year tentative contract with studios and nets. The guild's national board OK'd the deal in Gotham without dissent…
IFC Films and Focus Features have acquired Susanne Bier's Danish-language drama "Brothers" for joint U.S. distribution.
Ken Robinson and David McKenna have been named exec producers on Jerry Bruckheimer's upcoming NBC drama.
Disney has acquired the pitch "Billion to One" from scribes Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger. Andy Licht will produce pic through his shingle Licht Entertainment with Aaron Wilder. Senior VP of…
Here! Films, the independent production and distribution shingle that is a subsidiary of Regent Entertainment, has acquired U.S. distribution rights to the thriller "Eternal" from Horizon…
Actor Barry Newman has established the Barry Newman Endowment For The Performing Arts.